Supporting water projects throughout Africa

The African Water Facility (AWF) gives grants and technical assistance to mobilise investment for water projects throughout Africa.

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Un cadre de gestion pour des ressources en eau partagées en Afrique centrale

Un cadre de gestion pour des ressources en eau partagées en Afrique centrale

01/07/2017

La Facilité africaine de l’eau finance à hauteur de 1,1 million d’euros un projet d’appui à la création d’un organisme de bassins transfrontaliers (Ogoué, Ntem, Nyanga, et Komo) et la préparation de projets d’investissements (PACOBT-PPI). Pour les pays de la CEEAC, il s’agit d’une priorité au niveau national et régional, porteuse de beaucoup d’espoirs pour les populations rurales, et qui s’insère dans les efforts d’adaptation des quatre pays concernés de la Communauté aux changements climatiques.

Etudes d’élaboration du schéma directeur et du programme d’investissement

Pour un développement intégré et de résilience climatique des populations au Mali

02/05/2017

Pour étudier la faisabilité d'un projet de développement intégré et de résilience climatique des populations dans les plaines du Delta 2, au centre du Mali dans la région de Ségou, la Facilité africaine de l'eau accorde un don de 1,9 million d'euros.

Development Plan and Feasibility Study for Urban Sanitation, Drainage and Solid Waste Management in Chimoio and Inhambane

Improving Mozambique’s resilience to climate change and reducing vulnerability to floods

29/08/2016

The African Water Facility (AWF) grants €1,8 million to Mozambique to finance a development plan and feasibility studies for urban sanitation, drainage and solid waste management in Chimoio and Inhambane. The 310,000 inhabitants of the two municipalities are facing serious sanitation and urban flood issues.

Developing rainwater to reduce poverty and tackle drought in Cameroon

Developing rainwater to reduce poverty and tackle drought in Cameroon

22/07/2016

The African Water Facility (AWF) grants 1.3 million Euros to Cameroon to finance a study on the mobilization and use of rainwater in the northern part of the country. The project will address the concerns of two million inhabitants of the region: food security, employment, increased revenue, effects of climate change…

Combating desertification and climate change in Burkina Faso

Combating desertification and climate change in Burkina Faso

21/07/2016

Burkina Faso is the first country to benefit from a climate change focused grant (to the tune of EURO 838,000) by the African Water Facility (AWF), after AWF’s call for proposals launched in September 2014.

Project cycle

A typical project cycle takes six months to first disbursement of grant funding. Grants are generally divided in tranches, released as the project meets defined milestones:

  • 0 – 3 months: Approval
  • 3 – 6 months: Effectiveness
  • 6 months: 1st disbursement
  • 15 months: 2nd disbursement

Projects can last anything from two to five years depending on the complexity and scope. Grants range from €50,000 to €5,000,000.

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